Richard "Rich" Glorioso

District: 62 -- Republican

Parts of Hillsborough, Pasco

Committee Membership for 2010 - 2012 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Plant City
Occupation:  Colonel, U.S. Air Force (retired)
Spouse:  Judy Glorioso of Danbury, CT
Child(ren):  Richard J., Jeffrey E.
Grandchild(ren):  Richie, Christopher, Nina, John, James, Philip
Education:  Northeastern University, B.A., Mathematics, 1967; Central Michigan University, M.A., Management, 1974
Born:  November 22, 1943, Danbury, CT
Military:  Colonel, U.S. Air Force Pilot, 27 years; Flew a C-141 Cargo Aircraft around the world; Overseas service includes: Okinawa, Japan 1975-1978, Clark Air Force Base, Republic of the Philippines 1986-1989; Honors include, but are not limited to, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal
Moved to Florida:  1994
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  classic cars, fishing, golf, SCUBA diving

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Department of Transportation Steering Committee, Development of Strategic Intermodal System (SIS), Economic Competitiveness Work Group, Vice Chair
Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization 1998-2004, Chairman 1999-2004
Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission, Vice Chairman 1998-2004
Plant City, City Commissioner 1998-2004
State Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council 1999-2004, Vice Chairman 2002-2004
West Central Florida Chairs Coordinating Committee 1999-2004


Airlift Tanker Association
Board of Directors Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Board member
Board of Directors Center Place, Board member
Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, VFW
Family Justice Center of Hillsborough County, Board member
Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce
IRS/AARP Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, East Hillsborough County Director 1995-2004
Order of Daedalians
Plant City Neighborhood Service Center, Board member
The Family Café, Board member

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